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Gov. Deal appoints 2 Gainesville residents
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Gov. Nathan Deal made four appointments Friday, including two people from Gainesville.

Deborah R. Bailey, director of governmental relations for Northeast Georgia Medical Center and Health System, was named to the Georgia Board of Nursing.

She serves on the Health Committee of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, as well as Georgia's Public Health Commission and Nursing Education Study Group. Bailey has also served as the Vice President of Nursing at Northeast Georgia Medical and as an Associate Professor of Nursing at Brenau University. She has written several publications on psychiatric nursing and nursing practices.

Bailey earned her bachelor's degree from Brenau University and a master's degree from the Medical College of Georgia. She has one daughter, Kelley, who is a teacher.

Gladys Wyant was appointed to the Georgia Council for the

Wyant has served as executive director and development director for the Arts Council of Hall County for 27 years.

She has completed professional development certifications through the Georgia Assembly of Community Arts Agencies, the Southern Arts Federation and the Association of Americans for the Arts.

Wyant is heavily involved in community arts education and theater initiatives, including the Gainesville Children's Theatre, the Lanier Symphony Orchestra League and the Gainesville Public Art Committee.

Wyant holds degrees from both Kennesaw State University and Brenau University. She and her husband, Joseph, have two children.

Emory Lee Morseberger was appointed as the 7th Congressional District representative to the Board of Economic Development and Robert Kinard was named the 9th Congressional District representative to the Board of Economic Development.

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